Two killed in separate road accidents in Dhaka

Two persons died in separate accidents in Dhaka's Bhatara and Tikatuli areas early today.

The dead were identified as Jahidul Islam (30) from Rangpur and Md Ripon (18) from Dhamrai area.

Ripon sustained critical injuries after an unidentified vehicle hit him while he was crossing the road near Jamuna Future Park around 2:00am. He was rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where doctors declared him dead, said Bachchu Mia, in charge of police outpost at the hospital.

Jahid's nephew Md Ali said his uncle used to live in Gazipur but was on a truck last night to carry bricks from Manikganj to Tikatuli area.

"We came to know that he died in road accident around 4:00am but did not know the details of the accident," he added.

The bodies were kept at DMCH morgue for autopsy.